Bonnie,

I strongly agree, when my friend came to me with this I had to bite my lip and use "tough-love".

Doug

Doug Marcum BA,RDMS,RDCS,RVT(APS)
Kevin Snider RDMS,RDCS,RVT
Orlando Ultrasound Associates, Inc. 
Kevin cell: 321-231-2189
Doug cell: 321-231-2191
Office: 407-365-0987
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>From: "Johnson, Bonnie L." <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: UVM Flownet <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Contracts
>Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 08:57:28 -0700
>
>I am not an expert on this topic but I can understand a one year no compete
>clause preventing a new employee from going to work for a paying client of
>the company for 12 months, given only if that particular client was a
>contracted client at the time the employee left the job and no future
>clients. Anything else is crazy. But, a clause preventing work for ALL
>ultrasound business within a specified area is criminal. If people QUIT
>signing these contracts it would be difficult for these companies to fill
>their positions and this practice would change rather quickly. Starvation is
>the only thing that should encourage someone to sign a contract like that.
>bj
>
>Bonnie L. Johnson RDMS, RVT, FSVT
>Stanford University Medical Center
>Director, Vascular Laboratory Services
>Division of Vascular Surgery
>Stanford, CA
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: doug snider [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2003 6:50 AM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Contracts
>
>
>
>I have a friend here in FL that signed one (seems standard/common-place) a
>few years back stating "no compete" within 50 miles of home office if he
>terminated employment for any reason. Long story short....things came to a
>head, he met w/attorney and was told "no- compete" clauses, etc. used to NOT
>hold water but now the laws are much more strict so he is stuck! (I dont
>know the entire partics of his contract, but he isn't fighting it!)
>
>Doug
>
>Doug Marcum BA,RDMS,RDCS,RVT(APS)
>Kevin Snider RDMS,RDCS,RVT
>Orlando Ultrasound Associates, Inc.
>Kevin cell: 321-231-2189
>Doug cell: 321-231-2191
>Office: 407-365-0987
>Fax: 407-971-4775
>E-mail:
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